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New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3: Investigators release causes of death in murder-suicide

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Investigators say a woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide was stabbed to death. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Ann Williams died from multiple stab wounds. Full story...
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Cold temperatures keep shoppers from hitting the stores

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video If you've stepped outside your door you know how cold it is. For some people this week is valuable shopping time to get those last few gifts crossed off the list. However, the cold temperatures are keeping people from hitting the streets and shopping. Full story...
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Pawn shops becoming popular option for holiday deals

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video Experts say spending on Christmas shopping is up this year and that's not just at big-name retail stores. Pawn shops are becoming a popular option for holiday deals, they have everything you can want and for good price. Shop owners say that's why more and more Christmas shoppers are considering their stores. Full story...
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TOMS Shoes: A step in the right direction

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video Tis the season for giving. California-based TOMS hopes people will give shoes this holiday season. Full story...
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CFPUA shutting water line down; Issuing boil order

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On Wednesday, December 15, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be conducting a shutdown of a 30" waterline at the Sweeney Water Treatment Facility to facilitate required maintenance as facility construction and improvements continue. This shutdown will last approximately 6 hours from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former sheriff's son, three others sentenced in mortgage fraud case

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The son of former New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey will spend 18 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme. Brian Causey, 37, also forfeited $250,000. Full story...
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Jamaica-bound flight continues after unexpected ILM stop

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An Air Jamaica Airbus with more than 100 people on board diverted to Wilmington International Airport after a passenger needed medical attention. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Daughter sentenced in medical fraud case

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A week after her father received his sentence, a Wilmington woman found out she is heading to prison. Full story...
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Ashley teacher suspended

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An Ashley High School teacher is on paid suspension while the school district and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office look into an allegation against him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: County Commission chair says military service justifies Gravely spending

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video Together, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County paid $50,000 to help fund the USS Gravely Commissioning. But city and county leaders say their slim budgets might not be able to support other groups looking for a boost. Full story...
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